Honouring the Gibb brothers for scoring top 10 hits in "every decade since the 1960s", Playboy bosses admit the induction was among their easiest.
The Bee Gees top a list of worthy winners in the new Playboy Readers Poll, who include Radiohead (Best Rock Album - In Rainbows), Amy Winehouse (Best New Artist) and Van Halen (Best Live Act).
The full list of winners is:
Best Rock Album - In Rainbows by Radiohead
Best Hip-Hop Album - Graduation by Kanye West
Best Electronic Album - We Are The Night by The Chemical Brothers
Best Country Album - Let It Go by Tim McGraw
Best Jazz Album - Cornell 1964 by Charles Mingus Sextet
Best Soundtrack Album - Into The Wild by Eddie Vedder
Best World Music Album - Kala by M.I.A.
Best Live Act - Van Halen
Best New Artist - Amy Winehouse
Best Reissue - The Song Remains The Same by Led Zeppelin
Best Song - Stronger by Kanye West
Jazz Artist of The Year - Chris Potter.